U.S. General Stanley McChrystal, the top military commander in Afghanistan, was greeted warmly by Afghan officials as he toured the former Taliban stronghold of Marja today.
He was joined by Afghan Vice President Karim Khalili and Helmand Governor Gulab Mangal, who met hundreds of local residents at a "shura", or traditional council meeting.
"The most important thing is to bring peace and stability to the people in Afghanistan. This is our priority. This is a promise," Khalili told the...Full Story